"As soon as they came into the competition, they were very close to each other," Ibby tells WHO.
"Whereas group one, weren’t close to each other. We were close, but we weren’t anywhere near as close as group two were.
"They were close. Like really close. They were together all the time and stuff. Whereas group one had nothing like that."
As the competition wore on, and group two proved as strong as they seemed, Ibby and Romel took it into their own hands to even the score – literally.
While the Sydney socialites now regret their decision to strategically vote, kicking Anne and Jennifer out of the competition, they explain their close bond intimidated them.
"We were just a group against another group," he says.
"We were just playing the game."
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